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July 2016

Life

Secondhand purchases that are good buys

July 28, 2016

Buying secondhand items allows you to purchase what your heart desires without breaking the bank. Almost anything can be bought secondhand, but be careful about simply going about choosing any item.   Books and Textbooks   The smell of new books are a luxury to all book lovers. But nothing beats the smell of dry wood which has infused into a book that has been shelved for a number of years. Secondhand books won’t leave a hole in your pocket…

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Life

What to do when a store is liable for your injury

July 28, 2016

Any injury which occurs in a store must be reported to management no matter what the circumstances are. This could mean someone may land in hot water for negligence, but it’s the right thing to do. Reporting an incident may prevent any future mishaps from happening. Don’t allow the store manager the opportunity to throw out your claim by not reporting a claim immediately. You have the right to take legal action, which is why it’s important to know your…

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How to be a trendsetter

July 25, 2016

If you can spot a trend a mile away and turn away from fading fads in an instant, you possess the qualities of a trendsetter. A trendsetter has one goal in mind and that is to spread the word about rising fads to new locations and social groups. Your aim should also be to create your own trend that others want to adopt.   Find followers   You can’t set a trend if you have no one to follow it.…

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Family Life

Teaching your kids about farm yard safety

July 25, 2016

It’s important for parents to put common safety practices in place to avoid the dangers farms can hold for children. The most common hazards on farms include drowning in dams or tanks, accidents with tractors, motorbikes or machinery and the consumption of toxic chemicals. But the most prominent of these are unsupervised interaction with animals or equipment. Children can be taught to be cautious, however they still need to be supervised at all times. The best way for children to…

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Family Life

Your guide to happy parenting

July 22, 2016

The thoughts of your little one arriving will either leave you with bursts of excitement or fear. Don’t fret. Most moms have a natural maternal instinct; yours will kick in the moment you hold your bundle of joy. You will face a lot of challenges and lose sleep, but the moment they look up at you, there’s something inside of you that may say, “It’s all worth it.”   Start a routine   A routine will give structure to your…

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Life

Reinventing your man’s style

July 21, 2016

Do you feel like your man can do with a bit of a makeover? If so, and he actually agreed to it, then you need the following tips to help him settle into his new look.   Skincare regime   A good skincare routine will remove blemishes, leaving him feeling refreshed and well looked after. A clear, healthy complexion will give him a confidence boost as well as send the message that he knows how to take care of himself.…

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Life

Cost effective ways to reinvent your look

July 20, 2016

The way forward in life can sometimes mean making a significant change. Change can come in any form. It can be anything from changing careers, moving to a new suburb, starting a healthy diet or a change in appearance. Contrary to popular belief, change doesn’t need to be big for it to leave behind a positive impact. Small changes can lead to a massive impact.   Change up your hair   The first thing that comes to mind is getting…

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Family Life Money

Different types of insurance you need to have

July 19, 2016

You won’t necessarily need to have every insurance product on the market. However, there are insurance policies to invest in to make your life simpler. Choose insurance policies which cater to your budget and the needs of your loved ones. Health insurance The cost of medical bills have skyrocketed. A couple of visits to the doctor can cost you more than R2000 if you don’t have medical aid to cover the costs. This is enough reason to invest in health…

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How to plan for retirement

July 19, 2016

No one wants to think of retirement. But we must act now in order to secure our future later. It’s a fact of life that most of us will not be able to continue earning indefinitely. We also might not have enough excess income to simply let it sink into a kind of savings, if we’re not careful about managing our money. What matters isn’t how much we earn, really, but how we manage the money. To that end we…

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Lift club tips and etiquette

July 18, 2016

Good company isn’t what everyone who joins a lift club expects. Although good company is what you would like to establish, there are other aspects that need to be taken into account to make your lift club experience a pleasing one. Everyone will therefore need to agree upon standard arrangements to ensure happiness all around.   Sort out the logistics   Before joining a lift club you need to ensure the driver of the vehicle is responsible and well behaved.…

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